Definitions

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  • n. The legal jargon used in patents.

Etymologies

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patent +‎ -ese

Examples

  • From what we can make out in the dense thicket of patentese, this would be a somewhat cumbersome device, attached to a control and lighting box by optical fibres, the nitric oxide being released by light interacting with a coating.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • One variant of the filing also envisions a device's location-detection capability triggering "establishment-specific display panels" - that's advertisements, in non-patentese.

    The Register

  • From the synopsis given, it sounds like that patent covers various electronic tablets which have been present in science fiction for ages, and it sounds like the alleged inventor did nothing more than translate that concept into "patentese."

    Crave: The gadget blog

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